Hacettepe University
STEM & Makers Fest/Expo
International Centre for STEM Education


STEM PD Net is an innovative Erasmus+ project to strengthen European collaboration and exchange among STEM Professional Development Centres in Europe.

Main aims of the network are to:

• enhance and support PD activities across Europe
• draft common standards and guidelines based on research and including evaluation
• strengthen the voice of PD centres on the implementation and practice-side
• strengthen the voice of PD centres at the local as well as the international level
• foster an upward influence of PD Centre’s work towards the policy level
• contribute to scaling-up teacher PD by cooperation between the most important actors – PD centres, universities and researchers in the field, schools and teachers as well as the policy-making entities
• address young STEM teachers (and) researchers to foster their engagement in PD
• share experiences, practices & materials
• enable an exchange of teacher educators between institutions
• share outcomes of research relevant to PD activities
• create conditions for sustainable PD
• make PD activities sustainable
• exchange different PD approaches
• seek collaboration between research and practice

For further information please check the project website: